Memorial Day – Honoring the men and women who gave their lives while serving in the U.S. military

“For over two centuries, brave men and women have laid down their lives in defense of our great Nation. These heroes have made the ultimate sacrifice so we may uphold the ideals we all cherish. On this Memorial Day, we honor the generations of Americans who have fought and died to defend our freedom.” — President Obama

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